Aifric Ní Chaoimh
Irish-born Aifric Ní Chaoimh works in Luxembourg as a dance artist, teacher and choreographer. She is a graduate of London Contemporary Dance School, earning a first class BA(Hons) in Contemporary Dance (2013). During her studies she took part in an exchange programme at SUNY Purchase College in New York. She has worked with several contemporary choreographers in Britain and in Ireland, such as Itamar Serussi (IL), Igor & Moreno (UK), Alex Howard (UK), Imogen Knight (UK) and Michael Keegan Dolan /Fabulous Beast (IRE). In Luxembourg and The Greater Region, she works regularly with Jean-Guillaume Weis / Dance Theater Luxembourg, (Sehnsucht ’21, Bucketful of Dreams ’17), Hannah Ma - Han Sun Gathering /The People United (Nussknacker das Fest ’19 and Wanderer ’17) as well as for Theater Trier, the Philharmonie, Elisabeth Schilling, Simone Mousset, Compagnie Les Affamés and Maher Abdul Moaty.
She embarked on her artistic creative process under the name "Croíate" and is interested in ephemeral as well as physical forms of art, and multidisciplinary collaboration. In 2017, she participated in volume 4 of the "Les Émergences" program by Trois C-L, (The choreographic centre of Luxembourg) with the creation of Inside, the Wolf..., in collaboration with singer Gemma Dunleavy (IRE), and dance artist Daniel Persson (SE). In 2019/2020 she collaborated with Stefano Spinelli (LU) in choreographing the youth dance project Melusina's Moves which was performed in schools in Luxembourg. Aifric is currently an active member of Lucoda,
(Luxembourg Collective of Dance) and will choreograph within the Voix Moi ’21, Ministère de la
culture ’Neistart’ project.
In addition, Aifric is particularly interested in the intersection of artistic and social work and has taught dance as part of the projects carried out by the associations Mir wëllen iech ons Heemecht Weisen/ The Red Cross, Sportunity, Trisomie21, Alter&Go, Creamisu, Kinesiphilia, Rotondes and teaches regularly in schools and workshop in the Greater Region.